Anti-government protests continue in Turkey

  Istanbul, (SANA)- Thousands of Turkish demonstrators gathered in Kadikoy district in Istanbul in protest against Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan government’s authoritarian policies and in condemnation of the police’s campaign against the demonstrators . The protesters, who were attending an event to condemn the police offensive, chanted anti- Erdogan’s government slogans. Istanbul governor stressed…

Obama lands in Pretoria, US flags burnt

Obama lands in Pretoria, US flags burnt Hundreds of people have held a demonstration in the South African executive capital Pretoria to protest against Washington’s “oppressive” policies on the eve of a visit by US President Barack Obama to the African country. On Friday, hundreds of trade unionists, Muslim activists and South African Communist Party…

Gezi Protests in Turkey: A Historic Milestone

  By Socialist Project The Gezi Park protests in Istanbul have been the center of attention not only in Turkey but the whole world during the last few weeks. This has been a revolt unforeseeable in terms of its scale, influence, the intensity of its resentment, and the courage, determination, and self-confidence of masses of…

The uprising against Brother Erdogan by Thierry Meyssan

The uprising against Brother Erdogan by Thierry Meyssan For Thierry Meyssan, the Turkish people are not protesting against Recip Tayyeb Erdogan’s autocratic style, but against his policies; in other words, against the Muslim Brotherhood, of which he is the mentor. What started on Taksim Square is not a color revolution over a new building project,…

Turkey ~ Protestors demand Erdogan to quit

Ankara, (SANA)- Turkish police on Thursday used water cannon and paper gas to disperse the protestors in Ankara who demand Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdogan to quit. The three-week protests against the government of the Justice and Development Party led by Erdogan continued despite that Erdogan’s government practiced suppressive measures and resorted to violence against…

Brazil to Deploy National Security Troops against Protesters

Brazil to Deploy National Security Troops against Protesters Brazil to Deploy National Security Troops against Protesters TEHRAN (FNA)- The Brazilian government will deploy National Public Security Force in five cities hosting the FIFA football tournament in an effort to contain the ongoing protests across the country, reports said. The announcement by the Brazilian Justice Ministry…

Anti-Government Protesters refuse to leave Istanbul park

Anti-Government Protesters refuse to leave Istanbul park Turkish protesters have refused to leave a disputed park in Istanbul despite a government concession to halt a controversial redevelopment project that sparked anti-government protests across Turkey. “We will continue our resistance in the face of any injustice and unfairness taking place in our country,” the Taksim Solidarity…

Russian Journalist Beaten by Police in Turkey’s Istanbul

Russian Journalist Beaten by Police in Turkey’s Istanbul Russian Journalist Beaten by Police in Turkey’s Istanbul TEHRAN (FNA)- Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko was beaten and detained by police near the Taksim Square in Istanbul. Babchenko said that he was photographing empty police cars when people in police uniform run up to him, demanded that he…

Everybody is looking at Taksim, but somebody is looking at Qusayr

Everybody is looking at Taksim, but somebody is looking at Qusayr Related posts: Video- From Tahrir Square to Taksim Square, Turkish Govern. face uncovered Al-Nusra Front leader killed in Al-Qusayr Photo- Qusayr overnight …. Syrian Army makes more gains against militants in al-Qusayr Al-Manar Camera in al-Qusayr Shoots Syrian Army Progress Why Al-Qusayr takeover by…

Source: Situation in Saudi Arabia Nearing Explosion

Source: Situation in Saudi Arabia Nearing Explosion Source: Situation in Saudi Arabia Nearing Explosion TEHRAN (FNA)- The situation in Saudi Arabia is nearing a social and political blast as Takfiri armed rebels are returning home from Syria after sustaining huge losses, defeats and failures in there, media reports cautioned on Saturday. “The condition of Saudi…

Sweden Riots Spread beyond Stockholm despite Extra Police

Sweden Riots Spread beyond Stockholm despite Extra Police Sweden Riots Spread beyond Stockholm despite Extra Police TEHRAN (FNA)- There was a sixth night of rioting in Sweden’s capital, Stockholm, despite police reinforcements being deployed. Cars were set alight in poor suburbs inhabited largely by immigrants, although the unrest was reportedly not as serious as on…

Italy Coalition: Thousands Rally In Rome Against Cuts

Italy Coalition: Thousands Rally In Rome Against Cuts Italian demonstration against austerity on May 18, 2013. In southern Europe the economic crisis of capitalism is worsening every month., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. 18 May 2013 Last updated at 13:40 ET Italy coalition: Thousands rally in Rome against cuts About…

Saudi Dies after Setting Himself on Fire in Protest

Saudi Dies after Setting Himself on Fire in Protest Saudi Dies after Setting Himself on Fire in Protest TEHRAN (FNA)- A Saudi man died after setting himself on fire in protest at his treatment by authorities. Sources told BBC Arabic that more than 100 hundred people gathered outside the police department in capital Riyadh in…

Thousands of Yemenis Protest Israeli Aggression against Syria

Thousands of Yemenis Protest Israeli Aggression against Syria   Thousands of Yemenis Protest Israeli Aggression against Syria TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of Yemeni protesters in Hajja province condemned the recent Israeli aggression against Syria. Protestors, who represented various political, social and religious forces in Yemen, saluted the Syrian Army, raising banners voicing support for the Syrians…

Thousands Protest Child Abuse in Morocco

Thousands Protest Child Abuse in Morocco Thousands Protest Child Abuse in Morocco TEHRAN (FNA)- Thousands of people marched in Morocco’s capital, Casablanca, to protest against child sexual abuse after an assault last month nearly killed a nine-year-old girl.   The demonstrators were mainly dressed in white and chanted slogans, which called for more protection for…

Teachers Rampage against Reforms in Guerrero State, Mexico

Teachers Rampage against Reforms in Guerrero State, Mexico Teachers Rampage against Reforms in Guerrero State, Mexico TEHRAN (FNA)- Teachers incensed by sweeping education reforms attacked the buildings of political parties in Mexico’s South-western Guerrero state. For several hours, masked protesters started fires and attacked the offices with pickaxes and sticks, spraying slogans on the walls,…

Activists Arrested in Die-In: ‘Shut Down Guantanamo, End Indefinite Detention’

Activists Arrested in Die-In: ‘Shut Down Guantanamo, End Indefinite Detention’ Activists Arrested in Die-In: ‘Shut Down Guantanamo, End Indefinite Detention’ TEHRAN (FNA)- Twelve activists were arrested outside of a Federal Courthouse in New York City after protesting in response to a recent confession by Guantanamo Bay prison officials that 84 detainees are on hunger strike…

Afghanistan Masses Hold Anti-US Demonstration in Paktia

Afghanistan Masses Hold Anti-US Demonstration in Paktia Afghanistan masses stage anti-United States demonstration in Paktia in the eastern region of the country. A tribal elder was killed in a Pentagon-NATO airstrike., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Afghans hold anti-US protest in Paktia after US troops kill tribal elder Angry protesters…

Strike Halts Train, Sea Travel in Greece

Strike Halts Train, Sea Travel in Greece Strike Halts Train, Sea Travel in Greece TEHRAN (FNA)- Tens of thousands of travellers were stranded across Greece on Wednesday as seamen and train conductors called a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures. Ferries were moored at ports across the country, and train services were disrupted as employees…

Protests in Israeli Jails after Inmate Death

Protests in Israeli Jails after Inmate Death Protests in Israeli Jails after Inmate Death TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli prison guards fired teargas on Palestinian inmates in several Israeli jails who have been protesting the death of a prisoner who died of cancer. Maisara Abu Hamdiyeh, who was serving a life sentence in Israeli jail, died of…

Cypriot Protesters Burn EU Flags over Bailout Deal

Cypriot Protesters Burn EU Flags over Bailout Deal Cypriot Protesters Burn EU Flags over Bailout Deal TEHRAN (FNA)- Cypriots held a demonstration against the restrictions imposed on the European country’s banks following an international bailout agreement. On Tuesday, hundreds of protesters gathered outside the parliament in Nicosia and torched European Union flags. They also shouted…

Detroit Demonstration Shuts Down City Hall for Two Hours in Protest Over Racist-Dictatorial Rule

Detroit Demonstration Shuts Down City Hall for Two Hours in Protest Over Racist-Dictatorial Rule Demonstration against the emergency management of Detroit at City Hall. A corporate agent has been appointed to ensure the continued payment to the criminal banks. (Photo: Abayomi Azikiwe), a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Protesters of Detroit…

130 Injured In Clashes Between Guinean Police and Protesters

130 Injured In Clashes Between Guinean Police and Protesters   Crowds gather in Guinea-Conakry on February 27, 2013 where clashes took place with police. The country has a history of civil unrest and military intervention since 1984., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. 130 injured in clashes between Guinean police, protesters…

Egypt’s ‘Friday of Deliverance Yields Casualties’

Egypt’s ‘Friday of Deliverance Yields Casualties’ Egypt’s ‘Friday of Deliverance Yields Casualties’   Egyptian demonstrations on February 1, 2013. Revolutionaries are demanding a full adoption of the aims of the 2011 uprising., a photo by Pan-African News Wire File Photos on Flickr. Live Updates: ‘Friday of Deliverance’ yields first casualty Hazel Haddon, Nada Hussein, Yasmine…